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The Art of Quranic Memorization: A Meta-Analysis

Ossman Nordin, Nik Md. Saiful Azizi Nik Abdullah, Rabi’atul Athirah Muhammad Isa @ Omar and Ahmad Najib Abdullah

Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, Volume 31, Issue 2, June 2023


Keywords: Islamic education, Meta-analysis, Quranic memorization

Published on: 16 June 2023

This study highlights the research trends related to Quranic memorization by retrieving and analyzing articles from online scholarly open-source databases such as Google Scholar and Research Gate. The researchers selected 20 articles from online open-source publications published from 2016 to 2021. Findings from this study may help students, teachers, and tahfiz (memorization) institutions develop effective strategies to ensure successful Quranic memorization. Additionally, the study sheds light on the Quranic memorization framework and addresses the research gap that has yet to be carried out by researchers. The study uses meta-analysis to evaluate each article’s content and determine its subject matter. This analysis is then translated into numerical data, including figures for frequency and percentage. Research findings indicate a high research interest relating to methods of Quranic memorization. However, less research has been conducted on sustaining Quranic memorization. Hence, future research should focus on sustaining Quranic memorization regarding methods, challenges, and motivation. Simply memorizing the Quran is not enough; it is essential to maintain memorization.

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